Chelsea and Barcelona are two of the most followed and most successful football clubs in the world. For their success, both clubs have a history of players switching allegiance between them. Now let’s take a look at the 5 incredible footballers who have played for both Barcelona and Chelsea.

5. Samuel Eto’o


Samuel Eto’o is the most decorated African player of all-time and one of the most prolific strikers of this century. The Cameroonian had an amazing career at Barcelona from 2004 to 2009. He scored 130 goals in 199 appearances in all competitions for the Catalan giants, lifting three La Liga, and two UEFA Champions League titles. Eto’o moved to Inter Milan in 2009 and ended up at Chelsea for one season in 2013 before moving to Everton in 2014.

4. Deco

Deco was a key member of Barcelona side that lifted two La Liga titles and one UEFA Champions League title between 2004 and 2008. He then joined Chelsea where he spent two seasons. He scored six goals lifted the Premier League title in 2010.

3. Eidur Gudjohnsen

Gudjohnsen spent six years at Chelsea as one of their key players. He scored 54 goals in his 186 Premier League games, winning won back to back titles with the Blues. Barcelona signed him from Chelsea in 2006 to replace Henrik Larsson. Though he won 10 goals in 72 La Liga appearances, he was a part of the Barcelona side that lifted the 2008/09 treble.

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